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Carter Long dies in I-255 crash in Illinois

9:10 AM, Jun 25, 2012   |    comments
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Collinsville, IL (KSDK) -- A car crash at the intersection of I-255 and I-55/70 in Illinois killed a Glen Carbon man on Sunday, the Madison County Coroner's Office said.

Around 2:50 p.m., 50-year-old Carter Long was driving his pickup truck on the on-ramp to northbound I-255 from northbound I-55/70 in Collinsville when his vehicle left the roadway and struck the concrete pillars supporting the I-255 overpass.

Long was pronounced dead at the scene, and extricated from the wreckage by Collinsville and State Fire Departments.

Illinois State Police is investigating the crash.

Funeral arrangements for Long are pending at this time.


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